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Megan Bargiel

What are you excited for this spring?

January 29, 2023

I’m so excited to attend the Mid East Honors Conference, Spring 2023! I was lucky to be chosen to present research last spring, and am thrilled to be back this year presenting my new research— a linguistic...

Sophie Michels

Have you stuck to your New Year’s resolutions?

January 22, 2023

My New Year’s resolution was to spend money on experiences and not on going out to eat or clothes I don’t need. I would say that I have been sticking to this resolution because I have planned a couple...

Caitlin Mangino

What’s your favorite part of the holidays?

December 11, 2022

My favorite part about Christmas is getting to go home and spend time with my family. I don’t get to see my family often because I have a job in Wisconsin which is why I cherish the moments I get to...

Undergraduate Early Childhood Education major Katie Gruber

How can UW-W improve accommodations for students?

Katie Gruber , Early Childhood Education Major November 28, 2022

I think in order to improve upon accommodations I think they need two things: To have better communication with transportation. It's between their staff and the people who use that service. It is complicated...

Miranda Sadowski (photo courtesy Miranda Sadowski)

What do you enjoy most about turkey day?

November 20, 2022

Something I enjoy about celebrating Thanksgiving is being able to go home and spend time with my family! Of course you cannot forget about the delicious meal we shared together! I don’t get the chance...

Rossitza Ivanova

Importance of Native American Heritage Month

Rossitza-Ivanova, Contributor November 13, 2022

As our semester rolls into November – the National Native American Heritage month – the editor of The Royal Purple has invited me to share my thoughts on the importance of this designation and on ways...

Sophomore Political Science Major John Verdecia

Why don’t more young people vote?

John Verdecia, Student at UWW November 6, 2022

Social media can have an obvious effect. They can show this through the affecting of posts, comments, events like shootings, and it would be breaking down democracy. There’s so many of us feeling complacent...

Associate Professor of Politics, Government & Law Eric Loepp

Vote for a healthy democracy

Eric Loepp, Contributor October 30, 2022

Young voters often get a bad rap in American politics. Some political pundits roll their eyes when a candidate talks about reaching out to young voters: “Yeah, like they’ll show up.” Other observers...

Junior political science major Michael Bose is the peer educator of the Native American Support Services (NASS).

Why should universities support Native Peoples?

Michael Bose, Native American Support Services Peer Educator October 9, 2022

We should continue to support native students- well, especially here in Whitewater. We’re on traditional Native American land so this used to be owned by Native Americans and unfortunately some of their...

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